Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice
This week’s Highlights bring you very interesting stories from Van Oord, DEME, Liebherr and Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik, news stories that were the most read on Dredging Today this week.
Without further ado, here are the news that marked this week in dredging industry:
Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has just published its annual report 2014.
The Maritime and Port Authority Singapore (MPA) and the Joint Venture comprising of Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. – Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. today officially signed a $1.8 billion worth Tuas Terminal Phase 1 contract.
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world, the Al-Zour Refinery. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border.
With the HS 8130 HD Liebherr presented a new duty cycle crawler crane during the recent customer days in its factory in Nenzing. Special focus lies on performance optimization and safety as well as the quick and easy transportation and mobilization of the machine.
Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has begun construction of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger (Yard No. 512) for IHC Global Production B.V., part of the IHC Merwede.